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JR – “The Wrinkles of the City” Project | Los Angeles

After beginning his project in the streets of Shanghai, French street photographer and artist JR has made the jump over the Pacific to the streets of L.A. to continue his “The Wrinkles of the City” project. Over time, JR will expand this series to twenty or so …

JR – Solo Exhibition in Tokyo | Event Recap

JR may have set foot into Japan before, but this show marks his first solo exhibition in Japan. Welcoming JR was the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, situated in Shibuya, Tokyo. The facade of the building was customized by JR, showcasing the various portraits taken in Japan …

JR – “Printing of Lithography” | Video

Established in 1881, this hidden printing house in Paris has been frequented by such iconic artists as Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Chagall, and Giacometti, to name but a few. Joining the ranks is JR, who will be using the age-old printer for his latest series of prints, Action …

JR – “Pattern” Exhibition Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong

The recipient of the prestigious TED Prize in 2011, the French artist JR has opened a new exhibition, “Pattern,” at Galerie Perrotin in Hong Kong. The show will display for the first time photographs and wood panels from JR’s INSIDE OUT series, a large-scale global art project …

me Collectors Room Berlin – Art & Toys: Collection Selim Varol | Berlin

me Collectors Room Berlin celebrates the act of collecting and the passion of collectors. Their latest exhibition showcases the very large collection from 39-year-old Selim Varol. He currently holds the record of the largest figurine collection in Europe, estimated around 15,000 pieces. With over 3,000 works on …

TED – JR: One Year of Turning the World Inside Out | Video

TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, highlighting individuals who excel in any or multiple of those fields. Last year, it awarded its annual TED Prize to French street artist JR for his art projects performed around the world. In return, JR founded the Inside …

JR x Jose Parla – Wrinkles of the City | Cuba

Good friends and fellow artists, JR and Jose Parla are in Cuba at the moment, completing the Wrinkles of the City project. This public art project is set up in time for the Eleventh Havana Biennial 2012, turning the streets into works of art. Large-scale photo print …

JR – Women Are Heroes: A Global Project Book | Preview

JR gave us a sneak preview into North Korea just last week by posting photos on his Instagram. The 2011 TED Prize winner has also been busy working on his new book entitled Women Are Heroes: A Global Project Book, published by Abrams. The book follows the …

JR – Instragram from North Korea

French artist JR is known for his bold artworks but this might just be his boldest move yet. He has embarked on a traveling mission all the way to North Korea. Although there have been numerous documentaries and documentations on North Korea, these Instagram photos by the …